If your college plans to re-open dorms for the fall semester, you can start preparing now by knowing what you plan to take with you.
The Mapping Your Future Packing list for college students is available in printable format for your convenience.
When reviewing the packing list, consider how the list fits your needs. You may be able to come home fairly regularly, so you won't need to take all your cold weather clothing at once. Also, a trip to the store to get a few items after you move in can be a good way to bond with your new friends.
Other considerations include:
Finally, make sure to review the school's dorm policies to avoid any disallowed items, like candles, lamps with plastic shades, or bed risers. It will help prevent any confusion when you have a room inspection.
Let us know your suggestions for the list at firstname.lastname@example.org.